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Senior Sourcing Manager - Indirect

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/7/2017 9:51:26 AM
  • 3017374
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Mexico, United States; Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Texas; Atlanta, Burlington, West Burlington, Cary, Plainville, Plano, Monterrey


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Senior Sourcing Manager - Indirect for Industrial Solutions will be responsible for developing and leading Business Sourcing Commodity team and managing a spend of ~ 350 MM. You will partner with Global Operations Indirect Sourcing to execute Indirect Sourcing plans to achieve business goals.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Senior Sourcing Manager - Indirect, you will:

  • Be responsible for coordinating with Tier 1 Business Indirect Sourcing Team and Global Operations Category Management teams to develop and execute Indirect Sourcing plan for a spend of ~350 MM for all of Industrial Solutions
  • Develop the commodity organization for indirect buy that supports Industrial Solutions globally and lead a team of direct reports and matrixed sourcing professionals motivating them to achieve a common sub-commodity vision
  • Partner with business cross functional teams and Factory teams to implement cost reduction actions, best practices and ensure policies are followed
  • Support cost-out initiatives (Bullet Trains) on usage reduction actions
  • Collect and assess market trend analysis, external benchmarking, spend analysis, supplier rationalization and development, supplier risk, performance and compliance monitoring, and ongoing supplier management and governance; provide business with insights to adapt to changing market conditions
  • Lead execution of commodity strategy, use of preferred suppliers, (supplier selection, qualification, development, and overall supplier management, including drafting, managing and terminating contracts)
  • Continuously develop and leverage technical / market expertise in global sub commodity area and ensure these learnings are shared and leveraged throughout the organization
  • Create and enforce policies to drive / enable the commodity strategy, drive process improvement / simplification, and optimize Sourcing resources that deliver improved operational efficiency and/or enhance the value to the businesses
  • Collaborate and influence stakeholders and peers to develop and drive Sub-Commodity strategy
  • Coordinate with Global Operations Category Management team to ensure strategies are aligned with business priorities to deliver on deflation, cash and support goals and objectives
  • Prepare and brief Indirect Sourcing execution plans, implement and track goal progress to business executives
  • Continuously benchmark to identify and leverage best practices from other businesses, companies, partners and customers
  • Monitor projects in Savings tracking database as well as driving implementation of Standard Prices in Procurement transaction platforms
  • Conduct Capacity Audits, track any Red Flags that impede supplier performance and control revisions at suppliers
  • Ensure any quality issues have the appropriate focus


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Supply Chain or Sourcing role

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically 25% of the time, as required


Desired Characteristics:
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) 
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification or equivalent quality certification
  • Strong PC and database management skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven project management and process improvement ability
  • Change agent with the ability to influence at all levels
  • GE Program graduate (GE Employees Only)



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Locations: Mexico, United States; Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Texas; Atlanta, Burlington, West Burlington, Cary, Plainville, Plano, Monterrey

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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